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ram-matching sticks??

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by fuiop2000, Feb 3, 2006.

  1. fuiop2000 New Member

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    if i get a 1 gig stick of ram and put it in a slot next to a 512mb stick will that mess up the latency or speed?

    is it better to have two matching sticks?
     
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    Using matching sticks you could run dual channel, if your chipset supports this.

    If not it won't really matter as long as it isn't a slower stick.
     
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    at the price it is it aint worth trying to salvage just the one 512 stick.. better to go two 1 gig sticks and be done with it.. i think u can mix em up thow perhaps not in the same bank.. not entirely sure thow..

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    hey trog i dont know what you mean

    im just gonna put a 1 gig stick in with my 512mb stick

    are you saying that wont work?
     
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    if your mobo supports dual channel...just get an identical 512mb stick...if not then do whatever...yeah it all works...if you have the money, get two 1gig sticks, and sell the 512
     
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